EDGE Sports Group announces pre-design, development services and facilities management agreement for Mosaic Quarter, an athletics and entertainment-focused lifestyle center located in Tucson, AZ

EDGE Sports Group (“ESG Associates Inc.”) of Wellesley, MA and Bonita Beach, FL has entered an agreement with Mosaic Quarter Development LLC to provide pre-design and development services, along with operations and management services for the athletic facilities located within Mosaic Quarter, a part of the Kino Sports & Entertainment Complex in Tucson, AZ. Mosaic Quarter’s athletic facilities include MQ Iceplex (3-sheet ice sports facility), MQ Field House (130,000 sf indoor multisport facility), MQ Sportsplex (76,000 sf indoor multisport facility) and MQ Stadium (8,500-seat enclosed multipurpose stadium).

“We are extremely excited to be working with Mosaic Quarter Development to provide predevelopment services and manage its athletic facilities, a project on which we have been advising over the past three years” said EDGE Sports Group president and founder Brian DeVellis. “EDGE has been fortunate to have created an historical knowledge base over the past fifteen years that can support these types of projects. We have brought that expertise to projects across the country; and now look forward to expanding our footprint in working with Mosaic Quarter Development as it creates a unique family sport and recreation ecosystem that will benefit those that live, work and play in Pima County.” It was also recently announced that EDGE Sport Group has signed on to facilitate similar design, development and management services for a 60-acre Sports Campus at Olympus in Clermont, FL.

Frank Knott, senior managing director of Mosaic Quarter Development said “We are thrilled to expand our relationship with EDGE Sports Group. During the past three years we have developed a wonderful working relationship with Brian DeVellis and his team that has positively impacted the design and programming of Mosaic Quarter’s athletic facilities. As we continue to develop Mosaic Quarter, our agreement with EDGE Sports Group will assist us in our mission to create a community-centric, enduring and inclusive recreational, athletic and entertainment experience.”

About Mosaic Quarter

Mosaic Quarter is a 90-acre sport and entertainment-focused lifestyle center that completes the development of the Kino Sports & Entertainment Complex in Tucson, Arizona. With over one million square feet of facilities and amenities, Mosaic Quarter will serve as a destination point for Southern Arizona residents and tourists alike. Mosaic Quarter will provide much needed practice and competition space for youth and adult recreational sports and collegiate athletic programming. As a public-private partnership with Pima County, Mosaic Quarter will promote multiple forms of regional economic development, including 46,000 jobs and $7 billion in economic development activity, with over 92% of economic benefits taking place beyond Mosaic Quarter’s boundaries.

About EDGE Sports Group

EDGE Sports Group (ESG Associates Inc.) was formed to react to the growing demand for public private partnerships that provide year-round athletic venues. EDGE assists clients navigate through public processes at the local, state and federal levels; work with private capital and conventional lenders to obtain financing; and establish the programming and operational framework required to sustain the model. EDGE is a full-service company that brings over 30 years of private and public recreational design experience and offers the full gamut of strategic and operational services in: Assessment, Feasibility & Market Studies; Design, Permit & Construction Management; and Programming & Operations.

In addition to Mosaic Quarter, the EDGE Sports Group-managed portfolio also consists of:

  • Boston Sports Institute … a Steward Family Facility in Wellesley,
  • Thayer Sports Center in Braintree,
  • Foxboro Sports Center in Foxboro, and
  • Hobomock Arenas in Pembroke, and
  • Essex Sports Center in Middleton,
  • Boch Ice Center in Dedham, and
  • Worcester Ice Center in Worcester MA.


Media Contact

Tara Burgess

EDGE Sports Group Information Contact 

Chris Collins, EDGE Sports Group 

collins@edgesportsgroup.com  | (951) 440-9397 

Mosaic Quarter Development Information Contact 

Mary Davis, The Caliber Group 

mdavis@calibergroup.com  | (520) 270-9662